Newell/Embarcadero Civic Facilities Expansion Program

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Palo Alto
Document Title
Newell/Embarcadero Civic Facilities Expansion Program
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The City of Palo Alto, proposes to expand the existing Main Library, a one-story building, from approximately 26,000 square feet to approximately 66,000 square feet. The City also proposes to expand the existing Palo Alto Art Center, a one-story building located on the same site and adjacent to the Main Library, from approximately 29,000 square feet to approximately 56,000 square feet in two phases.

Contact Information

Tricia Schimpp
Agency Name
City of Palo Alto
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Palo Alto
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Newell Road and Embarcadero Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Palo Alto Municipal Airport
Walter Hayes
San Francisquito Creek, Matadero Creek, San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Public Facility)
Local Actions
Public Facility Expansion
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), Department of Toxic Substances Control

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